Hemidesmus indicus

Hemidesmus indicus Hemidesmus indicus Hemidesmus indicus

Hemidesmus indicus - It is a slender, laticiferous, prostrate, twining herb, or sometimes semi-erect shrub; roots woody and aromatic; stems numerous, slender, terete, thickened at the nodes. Leaves opposite, short-petiolated, very variable, elliptic-oblong to linear-lanceolate. Inflorescences cymes. Flowers axillary, greenish outside, purplish inside.

Scientific Name Hemidesmus indicus
Family Name PERIPLOCACEAE
English Name Indian sarsparilla
Local Name Iramusu (ඉරමුසු)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status Least Concerned (NCS) 2012
Status Native
Edible Parts Leaves

Hemidesmus indicus Hemidesmus indicus Hemidesmus indicus

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